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AC Maintenance: How To Fix A Clogged Condensate Drain

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Your AC is a vital part of your home system, conditioning your indoor air to get rid of pathogens, heat, and moisture so as to create a healthy and comfy environment. Problems with your AC could lead to the buildup of mold and dust in your home, leading to allergies and other health concerns. That is why it is important to schedule AC maintenance at least twice a year so that the dust filters and air ducts can be cleaned. Read More»

3 Tips For Reducing Your Monthly Heating Bill

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Is your monthly heating bill driving you up the wall? If you are looking for ways to cut your energy costs, you can start by taking steps to make sure that your heater is running as efficiently as possible. An annual check up from a heating contractor can go a long way towards ensuring that everything is operating as it should be. Here are three more specific tips that could lead to you seeing some savings on your heating bill in the near future. Read More»

Using Trees To Boost HVAC Efficiency

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When you buy a heating/cooling system for your home, you should look for a technologically advanced system, which should provide you with excellent temperature regulation for your home. Modern manufacturers build their systems to a higher standard than was used for earlier models of furnaces and AC units. On the other hand, sometimes the best way to provide a boost in HVAC efficiency for your home is to use a timeless system. Read More»

How To Clean Your Furnace

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The furnace is a central appliance. If your unit is not functioning properly, you will be losing a lot of money through increased utility bills. With some basic furnace maintenance you can increase the efficiency of your unit and save some money in the process. This article explains some simple DIY furnace cleaning jobs. Even if you aren’t an HVAC professional, you will be able to do these jobs with tools you probably already have around the house. Read More»

Getting Rid Of Heating Oil Odors In Your Furnace

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Despite the widespread use of natural gas and propane furnaces, there are still plenty of homeowners who rely on furnaces powered by heating oil. One major downside of using heating oil is the terrible odor it can cause if there’s a small leak near the furnace. The unwanted smell of heating oil can proliferate throughout your furnace’s ductwork, potentially leaving your home with a less-than-pleasant odor. You can keep bad heating oil odors at bay by following the tips listed below: Read More»

3 Types Of HVAC Maintenance To Have Done In The Winter

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It is very important that you make sure your HVAC system is in good, working order before you turn on your heat for the cold winter months. This article will discuss 3 types of HVAC services to have done in the winter.  Check Your Blower Belts  One part of your HVAC system that you are going to need to keep in proper working order at your blower belts. These belts are responsible for powering the air through the furnace, into the air ducts, and out into your home. Read More»

Tips To Help Fix Noises Caused By An Oversized Blower

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An air blower is one of the most important parts of an air conditioning system because it ensures that there is adequate airflow in the system. It helps ensure efficient heat exchange between the refrigerant and the air flowing over the coils, while also preventing performance-reducing complications such as coil frosting. However, the blower can only enhance an air conditioner’s performance when it is the right fit. If the blower has way less power than what the air conditioner needs, it will starve the air conditioner of air, leading to restricted airflow. Read More»

3 Things To Do To Prepare Your Wood Stove For The Winter Heating Season

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The first signs of cold weather are seeping in across the country, so it is definitely time to start thinking about preparing your home for the heating season. If you have a wood-burning stove, the approaching winter probably means you are stockpiling wood to carry you through. However, there are a few things you need to check out about your wood-burning stove to ensure it is safe and sound before you actually have to start using it for heating. Read More»

3 Things Everyone Should Know about Air Conditioning Systems

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The average person does not understand how their air conditioning system works and what they can do to ensure it performs well. Some people think that it is a matter that should be left to professionals. However, it is ideal to have a basic understanding of your cooling system, and you can certainly leave repairs and maintenance to the professionals. The following are a few things you may have misunderstood about your cooling system. Read More»

Commonly Asked Geothermal Heating Questions

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There is a great variety of heating systems that you can use for your home. Not surprisingly, many homeowners are poorly informed when it comes to some of the options that are available. More precisely, geothermal heating systems are fairly new, and you might benefit from having the following few questions about these systems addressed. How Does A Residential Geothermal Heating System Work? Many people assume that a geothermal heating system is only a valid option for homes that are near geothermal heat sources. Read More»